FreeBSD : opera -- 'data:' URI handler spoofing vulnerability (20c9bb14-81e6-11d9-a9e7-0001020eed82)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

A Secunia Advisory reports :

Michael Holzt has discovered a vulnerability in Opera, which can be
exploited by malicious people to trick users into executing malicious

The vulnerability is caused due to an error in the processing of
'data:' URIs, causing wrong information to be shown in a download
dialog. This can be exploited by e.g. a malicious website to trick
users into executing a malicious file by supplying a specially crafted
'data:' URI.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18865 (freebsd_pkg_20c9bb1481e611d9a9e70001020eed82.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0456

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